Category: Gigs

Gigs: Ron Sayer Jr and band at Congleton

Posted on: Friday, Aug 28, 2015

Ron Sayer Jr brings his full band up from Norfolk for two gigs tomorrow at the Congleton Jazz & Blues Festival: 3 pm: The Young Pretender 9 pm: The White Lion

Last minute reminder that veteran ‘real deal’ Mississippi blues man Leo ‘Bud’ Welch appears twice in the area over the weekend. Tonight – Friday, 28th August – he is at ‘Goin’ Up The Country’ at Worthenbury Village Hall, near Bangor-on-Dee, North Wales. Doors 7.30 pm for 8.30 pm show – tickets £15. On Sunday, 30th […]

Gig: Chantel McGregor adds Morecambe date to tour

Posted on: Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015

In addition to her September and October tour, Chantel McGregor has added a further North West date in December: Morecambe, The Platform Monday 14th December 2015 Box Office:  01472 349222 Tickets: £13.00 Old Station Buildings, Marine Rd W, Morecambe LA4 4DB For full information: (Picture: Ian Stafford)

Next weekend’s Great British R&B Festival at Colne in Lancashire, promises to be one of the best in a long while – with a host of American guests, and plenty of home-grown and European talent on show. From the USA there is Billy Branch, Duke Robillard, Anson Funderburgh and Vaneese Thomas appearing, as well as […]

This year’s Congleton Jazz And Blues Festival has a very strong line-up, over three days of the August Bank Holiday weekend, in the Cheshire town. Saturday sees the brilliant Lyndon Anderson Band, all the way from the North East; the fast-rising 3Kings from Chester/Merseyside, with their unique take on the music of the North Mississippi […]

Laurence Jones, is a stunning guitarist who has been described as “Blues rock’s youngest talent in the UK” The great news for blues-rock fans, live music lovers and aspiring musicians in and around Kendal, is that Laurence will be playing with his band at the Brewery Arts Centre on Thursday, 8th October and put simply; […]

Part two from Garry White: Ok I won’t mention the weather. Last week I intimated that August was a game of two halves, chalk and cheese, a curates egg with both parts curiously excellent. I told you that the first part on August 20th featured the Welsh Wizard Laurence Jones a young man of outrageous talent […]

Huge news from South African singer-guitarist Dan Patlansky. Patlansky has been chosen to support guitar legend Joe Satriani on 25 dates across central and eastern Europe. The full tour will now take Dan across 10 countries, playing 25 shows in 33 days. Dan has filmed a special video for the announcement. TOUR DATES Patria Hall, […]

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More pearls of wisdom just in from Garry White . . . May – Rubbish June – Rubbish July – Rubbish I am of course talking about the good ole British Summer.  However………………… BLUEFUNK RHYTHM AND BLUES CLUB at the Poynton Legion Not at all rubbish. In fact I would venture to say that it has […]

CHANTEL McGREGOR ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM “LOSE CONTROL” RELEASED FRIDAY 9 OCTOBER Guitarist and singer-songwriter Chantel McGregor is proud to announce the release of her highly anticipated new album, “Lose Control”, on Friday 9th October 2015 on her independent boutique label Tis Rock Music – her first studio album since her critically acclaimed 2011 debut, “Like […]

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The popular local blues band, The Drivetones, appear at The White Bear, Whitchurch, this coming Saturday, 8th August. It’s free admission and kicks off around 9 pm . . . if you’re in the area go along and support the band!

The always splendid Jon Amor appears at True Blues Club this coming Friday, 7th August . . . featuring Mark Barrett and The Black Circles – Sam Bratley and Martin Saunders. Tickets are £10. Doors 7.30 pm

Thursday, 20th August – One Eyed Crow £6/£5 One Eyed Crow deliver a blistering mix of original and classic blues. Whether the groove is slow and soulful or fast and loose these guys from Merseyside always pack a punch. After six years touring the UK and Europe as lead guitarist with the award winning blues […]

AUGUST LINE UP 2015. 6th – .44 Pistol 13th – Oblivion 20th – Stealer 27th Adrian Gautrey & Friends FREE ADMISSION  – EVERY THURSDAY – BAND ON STAGE 9.15 PM.

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Just in from Garry White: Jon has never failed to be less than brilliant at Bluefunk and this new line up couldn’t possibly upset that record with fellow ‘Hoax’ member Mark Barrett on drums, long time sidekick Dave Doherty on bass and Bennett Holland on keyboards. Armed with that information what else could you possibly […]

The ‘early bird’ advance ticket for The Big Blues Festival at The Atkinson, Southport – on 9th-10th October – is only available up until Saturday, 1st August. Acts appearing include The Nimmo Brothers, Tipitina, The Stumble, David Migden & The Twisted Roots and Marcus Malone.

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